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Drema Gail Bishop, 71, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Bowers Hospice House following a long illness. Born on November 23, 1946, in Beckley, WV, she was the daughter of the late Aaron Bishop and Augusta Bishop Purdue.
Drema enjoyed coloring and putting together puzzles. She loved all types of flowers, especially red and pink in color.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Cox; and three sisters, Vida Bishop, Ernie Tolliver, and Zelma White.
She is survived by her sisters, Arlene Walls of Bud, WV, Ruby Lilly of Mullens, and Carol Ward and her husband, Bob Ward, of Beckley; and many nieces and nephews who loved her very much.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Monday afternoon, February 12, 2018, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Richard Wagoner officiating. Burial will follow the service in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Bowers Hospice House-Hospice of Southern West Virginia, 456 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bowers Hospice House for their service and kindness they expressed to Ms. Bishop and her family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com. Blue Ridge Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.
Published on February 9, 2018
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